After a dispute with creationists, Farnsworth flees with the others to a remote, uninhabited planet. Upon releasing microrobots in a pond, non-organic life begins to evolve on the planet.
Did You Know?
The plot for this episode was inspired by a controversial campaign led by Kirk Cameron to insert creationist materials in pamphlets on evolution at college campuses on the anniversary of Charles Darwin's birthday. The robotic scientist, Dr. Widnar, is an anagram of Darwin. See more
Professor Farnsworth dumps "microscopic nanobots" into a toxic puddle. Nanobots, by definition, are nanoscopic, not microscopic. See more
References A Clockwork Orange